Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen
BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano University
Time 8:00 pm
Described by many as the funkiest band with the funkiest musicians in the world, Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen are a southern soul band like no other. Born and bred in England, but claiming New Orleans as his adopted hometown, keyboardist, singer and guitarist Jon Cleary has become one of the most well-respected, hard-working artists in the R&B and soul scene. He blends the soulful, jazz and R&B heritage of New Orleans with smart, unforgettable melodies and pop accessibility, and incorporates elements of funk and reggae. The Monster Gentlemen features some of the best musicians in New Orleans with Derwin "Big D" Perkins guitar, Cornell C. Williams bass and Jellybean drums.